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Party For and With the Community at Lit Crawl

Party For and With the Community at Lit Crawl

The party and also after the party.

 

Tara Atkinson’s New E-Book Is About a Nameless Woman Who Dates Faceless Men

Tara Atkinson’s New E-Book Is About a Nameless Woman Who Dates Faceless Men

Depending on how you read it, the book is a comedy or a tragedy.

 

The Cascadian Flag. Courtesy Wikimedia

The Cascadian Poetry Festival Propels Poetics With a Sense of Place

If a region is reflected in the literature that emerges from it, what does Cascadia mean?

 

EJ Koh’s Stellar Debut Collection Starts in Heaven, Goes to War, and Then Finds Love

EJ Koh’s Stellar Debut Collection Starts in Heaven, Goes to War, and Then Finds Love

The Seattle poet is deft at exploring the complexities of human interactions.

EJ Koh’s Stellar Debut Collection Starts in Heaven, Goes to War, and Then Finds Love
If the ‘Russia Stuff’ Has You Confused, Let Masha Gessen’s Dense Reportage Help

If the ‘Russia Stuff’ Has You Confused, Let Masha Gessen’s Dense Reportage Help

The nonfiction writer come to Seattle this week with two revealing books on Russia under her belt.

If the ‘Russia Stuff’ Has You Confused, Let Masha Gessen’s Dense Reportage Help
Photo by Liz Henry, via Flickr

At GeekGirlCon, the Face of Geekdom Is Changing

This year’s event features G. Willow Wilson, Maritess Zurbano, Lil Chen, and others.

Photo by Liz Henry, via Flickr
‘Fumetti for the Mothership’ Is a Book, an Art Installation, and a Friendship

‘Fumetti for the Mothership’ Is a Book, an Art Installation, and a Friendship

The book of photo comics from Mount Analogue comes complete with a blanket to read it in.

‘Fumetti for the Mothership’ Is a Book, an Art Installation, and a Friendship
EJ Koh Will Make You Cry

EJ Koh Will Make You Cry

She moved a room of Bumbershoot-goers to tears. Her debut poetry collection may very well do the same.

EJ Koh Will Make You Cry
The Rock Star, Sherman Alexie, Returns

The Rock Star, Sherman Alexie, Returns

After grieving his mother’s death and canceling a tour, Alexie is returning to live audiences again.

The Rock Star, Sherman Alexie, Returns
The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall

Don’t miss new books from Frances McCue, Bharti Kirchner, Mita Mahato, E.J. Koh, and David M. Buerge.

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Fall
‘Gather the Daughters’ Is a Dystopian Fiction About Recovering From Abuse
‘Gather the Daughters’ Is a Dystopian Fiction About Recovering From Abuse
Courtesy Readerfest

Readerfest Is a Clean, Well-Lit Place for People Who Love Books

Inspired by the defunct Bookfest, Readerfest seeks to bring Seattle’s diverse lit scene together.

Courtesy Readerfest
Photo by Sara Bernard

The Evolution of Bumbershoot’s Literary Offerings

For literature fans, things have changed over the years, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Photo by Sara Bernard
Courtesy Urban Book Expo

At Seattle Urban Book Expo, the Books Look Like Seattle

J.L. Cheatham created the city’s only book expo for authors of color.

Courtesy Urban Book Expo
Awkward Teen Poetry as a Force for Good

Awkward Teen Poetry as a Force for Good

Lily Myers’ YA novel ‘This Impossible Light’ examines one young woman’s eating disorder through verse.

Awkward Teen Poetry as a Force for Good
A cuddly cuttlefish. Courtesy Wikimedia

Consider the Squid at the Cephalopod Appreciation Society

This multidisciplinary arts celebration honors our molluscan brethren.

A cuddly cuttlefish. Courtesy Wikimedia
Anyone Want to Buy a Bookstore? Seattle Mystery Bookshop Is Up For Sale

Anyone Want to Buy a Bookstore? Seattle Mystery Bookshop Is Up For Sale

Pioneer Square foot traffic has hurt the store, but could you be the one to revive it?

Anyone Want to Buy a Bookstore? Seattle Mystery Bookshop Is Up For Sale
Courtesy Sorry House Press

Richard Chiem’s Ahead-of-Its-Time Short Story Collection Returns

A new and improved edition of 2013’s “You Private Person” meets a more ready world.

Courtesy Sorry House Press

X Y Z Brings Visual, Performance, and Literary Arts Under One Roof

The new collective arts space, housing four different organizations, opens this Thursday.

How Our Government-Sponsored Poets are Defining Us

How Our Government-Sponsored Poets are Defining Us

You couldn’t ask for a better investment of your tax dollars.

How Our Government-Sponsored Poets are Defining Us